Generation Putin: Young People and Change in the Former Soviet Union
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Broadcast Times: Saturday, 6am on 93.9FM, 2pm on AM820 and Sunday, 8pm on AM 820
It's been over 20 years since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Young people in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Georgia are facing unemployment, democratic pressure, and the legacy of repression, while being influenced by the West, punk music, and the Pussy Riot trials. PRX sent a reporting team from the Seattle Globalist to explore the tensions in these countries, described by The Atlantic as 'uneasily suspended' between two political eras.
Join host Brooke Gladstone for Generation Putin, an in-depth look at the millennial generation in the post-Soviet states.